Ignite TV (formerly BlueCurve TV) and Ignite Streaming (formerly Shaw Stream) are two different products we offer—each with its own features and benefits. Learn more about the features and differences of each product below on this page.

Feature comparison

Ignite TV requires a Cable TV subscription and offers a best-in-class entertainment experience including live TV, sports, events, news, streaming apps, and more.

Ignite Streaming is a video streaming platform where you can find content across multiple streaming apps in one place.

Features Ignite TV Ignite Streaming

Cable Package Required

A traditional TV subscription is required

Live (Linear) TV Channels

Regular TV programming like news or sports

Ignite Entertainment Box

Our best video hardware
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4K HDR Capable

Watch content in 4K/HDR where available
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Voice Remote

Find what you want to watch by voice
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Streaming Apps & Content Aggregation

Apps and content are integrated into search
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On Demand*

On Demand movies and TV series 

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PVR Functionality

Record TV and watch it when you want



Movies, HBO and Showtime series, and Crave originals

Stingray Music App & Channels

Stream music from stations of every genre

Sports App & Sports Zone

Games, schedules, and stats in a convenient app


Kids Zone

A view curated for children



Live sports, events, and more


Ignite TV App Access

Watch live TV and PVR recordings remotely

Accessible Web Remote

For customers with accessibility considerations


*Only rental (paid) On Demand content is available with Ignite Streaming. Subscription-based On Demand titles are available on Ignite TV with a TV package subscription.

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